[Fractures of axis pedicles in battered infant (author's transl)]

Chir Pediatr. 1980;21(5):343-4.
[Article in French]


An axis pedicles fracture is reported on a 11th months old battered child. Authors underline the rarety of child cervical column lesions stating precisely mechanism of this exceptional injury.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Battered Child Syndrome*
  • Cervical Vertebrae / injuries*
  • Child Abuse*
  • Female
  • Fractures, Bone / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Radiography